Items tagged: Fire

Public Works Kids Day

On Thursday, June 12, 2014, the Public Works Department hosted 50 kids for the bi-annual Public Works Kids Day. These young attendees were the children, grandchildren, and other relatives of Public Works employees. The kids arrived and “clocked in” to participate in the multiple activities developed by a staff committee. Throughout the morning, the kids…
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702 Crescent Drive – Fire Update

Narrative: Champaign Fire Department responded to a report of a working fire at 702 Crescent Dr. on June 17, 2014. Upon arrival, fire crews found a resident outside of the building stating that the stairs within the apartment building were on fire. Fire crews advanced a single hose line into the structure and were able…
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705 Kenwood – Fire Update

CFD Fire Information Report Narrative: Champaign Fire Department responded to a report of smoke & flames seen coming from a house at 705 Kenwood on June 12th, 2014. Upon arrival, fire crews found flames showing through the roof in the back section of the house. Fire crews advanced hose lines to the back of the…
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Fire Update – 523 Nathaniel Burch Drive

CFD Fire Information Report  Narrative: The Champaign Fire Department responded to the report of a working fire on the exterior of a building at 523 Nathaniel Burch Dr. Upon arrival fire crews found fire showing on the exterior of the building. Crews quickly extinguished the fire. There were no injuries to fire personnel or citizens…
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Bradley Avenue Closure – Gas Leak

In order to repair a major gas leak, Bradley Avenue, between Market Street and Fourth Street, is closed. Other intersecting roads closed in the area of the leak are: Oak Street at Bradley Avenue; North Chestnut Street at Bradley Avenue; and North Clock Street at Bradley Avenue. Oak Trace Apartments on Bradley Avenue were evacuated….
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Fire & Police Memorial Dedication Video

The City’s Information Technologies Department (ITD) recently filmed and edited the Fire & Police Memorial Dedication Ceremony on April 30, 2014. The ceremony features remarks from the Fire and Police Memorial Committee, Mayor Gerard, and other distinguished guests. The new memorial (located in the NE corner of West Side Park) is a tribute to the…
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Fire Report at 1206 Dorie Miller Dr.

CFD Fire Information Report Champaign Fire Department responded today to a report of a working fire at 1206 Dorie Miller Dr. Upon arrival, crews found nothing showing from the structure. Fire crews entered and found fire to be in the bathroom area of the structure in a small linen closet. Fire crews were able to…
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Permits Issued:

The following commercial permits were issued this week. Each permit has an estimated cost of construction of $250,000 or more. Address Cost of Construction Date Issued Owner or Developer / Business 101 W University (1st Floor) $1,075,000.00 04-28-14 Christie Management Co./Vein & Vascular Dept. 710 N Mattis $10,000,000.00 04-28-14 Becknell Industrial/Interior Buildout of Warehouse 1908…
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